Key features
•Automated configuration of more than
200 settings
•Real-time network and user-level
monitoring
•Continuous security policy audits
Datasheet
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HP ProCurve CNMS Software Series
HP ProCurve CNMS software discovers ProCurve Intelligent Mobility system components for fast, easy
deployment. It automates the configuration of more than 200 settings, plus software distribution,
eliminating the potential for human error. ProCurve CNMS software provides accurate troubleshooting data
through real-time network and user-level monitoring, and continuously audits security policies to provide
consistent enforcement. It includes a reporting package that supplies detailed trending information to
facilitate capacity planning and allows secure, remote management from any Web browser.
HP ProCurve CNMS Software Series
Features and benefits
•General:
Additional information
– Group-based policy management
•Automatic discovery of ProCurve Intelligent Mobility system
components: provides fast, easy deployment
•Automated configuration of more than 200 settings, plus
software distribution: greatly reduces the potential for human
error
– Logical AP and controller groups
– Job scheduler
– LAN settings
– “Management” vs. “Monitor Only” AP
•Monitoring general:
– Multiple views (network, group, AP)
•Real-time network and user-level monitoring: provides accurate
troubleshooting data
– Real-time performance data
•Continuous security policy audits: provide consistent
enforcement
– Graphical on-screen reports
•Reporting package that supplies detailed trending information:
facilitates capacity planning
– User name
•Supported on wide range of hardware platforms: runs on Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 5 or CentOS-5 platform and provides a
broad range of hardware compatibility, delivering unprecedented
levels of operational flexibility
– Signal strength
Technical features
•Device discovery:
– Layer 2 discovery (OSU, CDP, WNMP, and IAPP)
– SNMP and HTTP scans
– Manual entry
•Comprehensive AP configuration including the HP ProCurve
MSM313 and MSM323 Integrated Services Access Points:
– VSC and SSID
– Broadcast SSID on/off
– Channel settings
– Transmission power
– Antenna configuration
– Configurable SNMP polling interval (by group)
•User-based monitoring:
– IP and MAC address
– Authentication time/status
– Bandwidth utilization
– Roaming history
•Network monitoring:
– Real-time AP status
– Total users
– Bandwidth utilization
– Uptime
•Alerts and triggers:
– Standard SNMP alerts
– Advanced “synthetic” alerts
– User-configurable alerts
– Configurable severity codes
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ultiple delivery options (e-mail, pager, console, and SNMP
trap)
– Excluded autochannels
•Reporting:
•Security settings:
– Daily reporting package (network utilization)
– Required security (VPN, WPA, WEP, etc.) per VSC
– Ad hoc reports (by AP group, time period)
– RADIUS server (primary, secondary, etc.)
– Graphical reports
– VLAN tagging
– Rogue and client history reports
– Access control lists
– Exportable via XML
•Software management:
•Rogue AP detection:
– Minimum firmware version
– Wireless RF scanning using APs
– Automated firmware upgrades
– Wireline discovery across subnets
– Scheduled firmware distribution
– Integrated rogue detection list
– AP configuration auditing
– Ad hoc or scheduled rogue AP scans
– Configurable, automated AP auditing period
–R
ogue data includes MAC, SSID, RSSI, security settings, and
IP address (if available)
– On-screen discrepancy report
– Auto-repair function
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– Rogue history report
HP ProCurve CNMS Software Series
•System details:
Warranty and support
– Password-based security
•Electronic and telephone support: limited electronic and
telephone support is available from HP. Refer to the HP Web
site at www.procurve.eu/support for details on the support
provided and the period during which support is available.
– Management, monitoring, and operator permission levels
– Web-based UI
– Unlimited simultaneous administrative users
– Context-sensitive help
•Interoperability:
– IEEE 802.11b/g, 802.11a, and 802.11n
•Software releases: refer to the HP Web site at
www.procurve.eu/support for details on the software releases
provided and the period during which software releases are
available.
– WEP, WPA, and WPA2
Specifications
HP ProCurve CNMS 200 software (J9428A)
HP ProCurve CNMS 500 software (J9429A)
Notes
HP ProCurve CNMS software requires the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 or CentOS-5 operating system running on an OS-approved hardware platform.
HP ProCurve CNMS 200 software manages up to 200 MSM devices.
HP ProCurve CNMS 500 software manages up to 500 MSM devices, and is expandable to 1,000 devices with the HP ProCurve CNMS 500 license—
500-device upgrade (J9430A).
Services
Refer to the HP Web site at www.procurve.eu/services for details on the service-level descriptions and product numbers. For details about services and
response times in your area, please contact your local HP sales office.
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HP ProCurve CNMS Software Series accessories
HP ProCurve CNMS 500 software (J9429A)
HP ProCurve CNMS 500 license—500-device upgrade (J9430A)
For more information
To learn more about HP ProCurve Networking, please visit ProCurve.eu
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